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Tavola

2500 Binjiang Dadao, Shanghai, China (Lujiazui)
021-20228288
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Ranked #521 of 12,498 restaurants in Shanghai
Price range: $40 - $80
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Lujiazui
Description: TAVOLA Shanghai Italian Dining is an idea venue for business entertainment, and for sharing the nice moments with friends. Even before you lost in the nice food and good wine, you will already feel slightly tipsy from the cool breeze over the water.
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61% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Shanghai, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

As a resident of Shanghai, this is one of my favorite restaurants to go to. It is a smaller sized restaurant, with modern furniture and a great standard. The food is excellent and the service is great. Their new chef "Alberto", is great and will even make food that is no longer on the menu. I go here with my... More

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Hong Kong
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Slow service, small glasses of wine, servers more interested in their mobile phones than attending to customers, food not bad. I did mot understand why others raved about this very average or below average service experience.

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Shanghai, China
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It was a great experience with my friends..nice location,good food and excellent service it was a highly recommended THUMBS UP..

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Tavola-Shanghai, Tavola Management at Tavola, responded to this review

Dear Ryan, We appreciate your patronage very much. your support is a great encouragement to provide a good food and quality service.If you would like to learn more about our deals and promotions, please send us an email to contact.sh@Tavola.cn or you can follow us in wechat to subscribe our newsletter. Thanks again for your kind support! Tavola Management More

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Tavola is great !! Even they had to change chefs frequently never changes the standard ... My favorite restaurant in shanghai !!

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Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We went to Tavola for Sunday brunch (7 people total). All of us enjoyed the meal- excellent options for the price in Shanghai! Many menu items to choose from- great place for a vegetarian!!!

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I was there one time with my friend! The food was only ok, The service was really bad !!!!!!!!!! Sorry I am not gonna come back since is far for me !

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Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Went there with some friends for a 40th bday celebration. Service was good and food was nice. I will definitely go back for a second check.

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Shanghai, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Went to Tavola three times in the last two months. Good location facing the river, set lunch during the day (RMB148 drinks not included, not many options but good value), a la carte during the evenings. What makes Tavola a horrible experience is the service delivered by its unprofessional staff: food arrives late (REALLY LATE!), waiters are rude, salad buffet... More

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Pretoria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

If you are in the mood for some good Italian pizza and great french wine, this is the place. Sevice is good. Venue is ideal in great weather. Happy travels.

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Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Tavola is on of the riverside restaurants down near Lujiazui. We have dined at a number of the riverside restaurants in this area and in our opinion it isn't one of the best. It has a pleasant modern interior, situated on the Huangpu river, it has an outdoor terrace. We dined at Tavola on a busy Saturday evening and the... More

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